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Registration

Packet Stuffing Medium Priority

March 9, 2023

Details

Stuff race packets with bibs, tshirts and other items for bag pick-up.

Location

Located in Conference room #1 at UP Health System Portage in Hancock.

Registration Medium Priority

March 10, 2023

March 11, 2023

Details

Register new racers and check-in racers who have pre-registered. Additional instructions will be provided at the start of the shift.

Location

Calumet High School (Friday and Saturday)
Portage Fitness Center (Thursday)

Aid Stations

Papa Bear Aid Station Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Pass out water and energy drinks as racers go by. Further instructions will be provided at the start of your shift.

Location

Parking Directions - Drive on US 41 to M203 and turn left. Take M203 for 4.1 miles and park along M203 near the trailhead parking lot on left (opposite large Cloverland Rd sign). The hike in is about 200 yards.

Tower Aid Station Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Pass out water and energy drinks as racers go by. Further instructions will be provided at the start of your shift.

Location

Park near the Calumet twin water towers and hike 100 yards to the serving tables.

Cedar Aid Station High Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Pass out water and energy drinks as racers go by. Further instructions will be provided at the start of your shift.

Location

Parking Directions - Park at Swedetown Chalet. You will need to hike in 1/3 of a mile to the aid station, allow 15 minutes. Hike is on the snowbike trail which starts to the right of Valley Trail entrance gates. This avoids making footprints on the groomed race course. The hike takes fifteen minutes and the trail is easy to follow. You may need snowshoes for this hike in, depending on conditions.

Finish Line Aid Station Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Serve drinks and snacks to racers as after they cross the finish line.

Location

Stadium (race start/finish area). Park on either Spruce or Osceola Streets

Stadium

Stadium Crew High Priority

March 9, 2023

March 10, 2023

March 11, 2023

Details

Thursday
Assist with set up of start/finish stadium. Meet at MTU Ski Trails - Move T-stakes, fence, U-boards, caps & sleeves to Calumet. Stadium layout.

Friday
Stadium setup

Saturday
6:30 am - 8:30 am Final stadium setup
7:30 am - 10 am Start area/Skiathlon greeter...Critical need
11:00 am - 3:00 pm Assist with start/finish stadium tear down

Location

Start/Finish Stadium

Back-up Timer High Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Assist Superior Timing to record times as racers cross the finish line.

Location

Start/Finish Stadium

Parking Assistant Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Information to be provided by coordinator. Assist racers with parking. If possible, bring a flashlight with fresh batteries.

Location

Corner of Osceola/Spruce
Parking lot on Spruce

Finish Line Attendant Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Assist racers as they cross the finish line. Be super friendly and helpful to racers – help them take off their skis and move through the finish line area.

Location

Finish Line

Skiathlon Assistant Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Location

Assist skiathlon racers by greeting them, instructing them on where to find their changing zone and assisting during the transition from classic to freestyle.

Personal Items Security Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Assist racers with racer bags – drop off and pick-up in designated area. Numbered tags will be provided for racers that correspond to their bib number in-order to identify their bag. Organize bags in numerical order. Make racers show you their bib for security before releasing their bag.

Location

Stadium (start/finish area)

Banquet

Raffle table Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Helping racers collect raffle prizes

Location

Calumet High School gymnasium

Awards table Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Assisting with handing out awards

Location

Calumet High School gymnasium

Bear

March 11, 2023

Details

On the course (7:30am-12:30pm), help kick off race starts and cheer participants on (report to Pat Toczydlowski in the information booth). Prepare for many photos! At the CLK school (10am-3 p.m.), pose for pictures with award winners.

Result Printer Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Print individual results for racers based on bib number or last name. Further instruction will be provided at the beginning of shift.

Location

Calumet High School gymnasium

Medical

Medical Personnel - Chalet Aid

March 11, 2023

This volunteer task is full.

Details

Provide medical assistance on the course as needed. AED can be provided if one is needed.

Location

Park at the Swedetown Chalet.

Medical Personnel - Tower Aid

March 11, 2023

Details

Provide medical assistance on the course as needed. AED can be provided if one is needed.

Location

Park near the Calumet twin water towers and hike 100 yards to the Aid station.

Medical Personnel - M203 mobile rescuer

March 11, 2023

Details

Be prepared to head on trail for course rescue if needed. Will be paired with a Swedetown Chalet rep that would drive the snowmobile onto the course. AED can be supplied if needed.

Location

Meet at Stadium, start/finish area

Medical Personnel - Cedar Aid Station

March 11, 2023

Details

Provide medical assistance on the course as needed. AED can be provided if one is needed.

Location

Parking Directions - Park at Swedetown Chalet. You will need in 1/3 of a mile to the aid station. Hike is on the snowbike trail which starts to the right of Valley Trail entrance gates. This avoids making footprints on the groomed race course. The hike takes fifteen minutes and the trail is easy to follow. Bring snowshoes in case the trail is soft.

Medical Personnel - Cardiac Hill/2k Aid

March 11, 2023

Details

Provide medical assistance on the course as needed. AED can be provided if one is needed.

Location

Meet at Stadium, start/finish area and will be taken to location by Finish Line mobile rescuer

Medical Personnel - Papa Bear Aid Station High Priority

March 11, 2023

Start Area

Ski Pole Attendant Medium Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Provide extra poles to racers who break poles at the start of the races. Spare ski poles will be located near the start line, ask a race official where you should position yourself.

Location

Stadium (start/finish area)

Assistant Starter High Priority

March 11, 2023

Details

Work at the start area, informing each corral when it is time to move up to the next start area (typically there are three corrals in the start pen at any given time).

Location

Stadium - report to Dean Woodbeck or Craig Hughes

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